• in Ardwick

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  • Miles Platting

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  • Workshops

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  • Light Industrial Units

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  • Offices

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  • Free Car Parking

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  • Reception Services

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  • CCTV

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  • 24 Hour Security

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At Cariocca, we specialise in offering modern and secure units to rent in Manchester, specially created to cater to a wide range of different businesses, and ideal for new and budding SMEs. We require just a month’s rent in advance, plus small deposits for rent, electricity and keys – after that, you can move in without the burden of a long-term commitment. It’s that easy!

Whether you are a new entrepreneur looking for your first office space to rent in Manchester, or you’re ready to move on to a new unit large enough to support your growing team, read more about the sites we have on offer — and our easy-in, easy-out ethos — below.

A Thriving Work Environment

Part of the buzz of basing your business at Cariocca is the sheer variety of other businesses growing and flourishing around you – and we provide ideal premises for them all, whether you require office space, workshops or light industrial units.

We are committed to cultivating a positive and dynamic working environment within our business parks, and our board members and staff all take a proactive approach to helping our tenants get the very most out of their businesses.

Cariocca has been supporting the emergence and development of inner city businesses in Manchester for almost thirty-five years, and in that time we’ve seen countless businesses advance, grow, and take the lead within their industries. Our aim is to continue this momentum by always prioritising flexible and affordable spaces for SMEs, and offering the right help from our professional partners to bring your business to the forefront.

Should I rent or buy office space?

There are certainly a number of benefits to be had with each option. While buying an office space means that you are making a significant investment into the future, choosing to rent will help to support the evolution of new or still-growing businesses. If you find that you have outgrown the space available to you, then you can easily transfer to another unit with only a month’s notice — and without losing the time and money it takes to put the site on the commercial property market.

What’s more, by March of 2019, the UK Business Count recorded more than 22,600 businesses operating within Manchester, making it one of the strongest metropolitan economies in the UK. One of the knock-on effects of so much success is that purchasing space for your business will come at a premium. Renting, on the other hand, allows you to continue to invest as much money as possible back into a new company; your first month’s rent, and a few small deposits are much more manageable for businesses still looking to grow.

How Much Space Will My Business Need?

Most people aren’t quite sure how much space their business will need in order to operate, especially if they are just starting up, or making an initial move out of their front room. Just give us a call and we will be happy to guide you towards the right size unit. What kind of business are you considering? How many people will work with you? How much storage will you need? Will you need easy van access? We’ll help you consider all these things to help you make the right decision.We have also had the privilege of watching many businesses outgrow their original space, and move on to one of our larger units — this is one of the many benefits to the flexible and supportive arrangements we offer all of our tenants.

We have also had the privilege of watching many businesses outgrow their original space, and move on to one of our larger units — this is one of the many benefits to the flexible and supportive arrangements we offer all of our tenants.

How much does it cost to rent office space in Manchester?

Rentals at Cariocca range from £25 a week for our smallest unit, to £350 a week for our largest, which entitles all our tenants to the following services:

  • Superfast Broadband
  • Telephone Line and Handset Rental
  • CCTV and Out-Of-Hours Security
  • On Site Parking
  • Communal cleaning and maintenance
  • Selected reception services (others available for nominal charge) from our friendly office team.
  • 4 hour / 7 day access for Licencees
  • Meeting rooms available for hire
Both our sites are also just a mile or so from the city centre, with access to great public transport services throughout the day.

What are the Benefits to Having no Long-term Lease?

At Cariocca, there’s no long-term lease to tie you down, which means that our Licencees never need to limit the growth of their operations, production, and workforce in order to stick with a long commitment. Versatility and room for development are key to the success of any new or growing business, which is why we will always stand by our easy-in, easy out ethos.

Whether you are moving on entirely, or relocating to one of our larger units, our friendly team is always there to ensure that the transition can be made as smoothly as possible.

What do you need to rent an office?

Moving into our units is incredibly simple, and as soon as you have found the right space for your business, we will only require:

  • One month’s rent in advance
  • A small deposit to cover electricity and keys
  • Proof of Public Liability Insurance (required by law)
  • Employment Liability Insurance (if you employ people)
Our team is here to ensure that your move is made as swift and simple as possible. You will be free to move into your unit and begin with business-as-usual as soon as you have collected your keys.

What Will I Need to do When It’s Time to Move Out?

Moving on from your unit is as simple as moving into it. When you feel the time has come to make a change, all you need to do is provide us with one calendar months’ notice; our aim is to support the development of SMEs, not to hinder their progress, and we won’t surprise you with any last-minute policies or unfair waiting periods if you feel the time has come to move on.

Get in Touch

If you are looking for light industrial units, workshops or office space to rent in Manchester, then get in touch with the team at Cariocca to find out more about the units we have available. Our two sites at Ardwick and Miles Platting have been designed to accommodate businesses of all sizes and trades, and we are always happy to show you around and answer any questions you might have.

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   Ardwick, Manchester
   0161 273 6605
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   Miles Platting, Manchester
   0161 277 9660
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